Christine T. TedescoMarch 04,2014
Christine T. TedescoChristine T. Tedesco
RUTLAND TOWN — Christine Theresia Tedesco, 84, of Rutland Town, died Sunday morning, March 2, 2014, at her home, peacefully, surrounded by her family.
She was born September 20, 1929, in Blosdorf, Czechoslovakia, the daughter of Emil and Christine (Heinz) Habiger.
She married Robert Allen Tedesco, Aug. 1, 1953, in Germany.
Mrs. Tedesco was employed as the administrator at the Loretto Home for 25 years, prior to her retirement in 1994.
She was a longtime member of the St. Peter Church, where she had served on the Parish Council.
Mrs. Tedesco volunteered for several years at Vermont Catholic Charities.
She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, playing cards, sewing, knitting and lunching with her birthday club friends.
Survivors include her husband, Robert Tedesco of Rutland Town; three daughters, Christine (David) Tedesco Martens, of San Jose, Calif., Cathleen (Michael) Tedesco Boyea of North Clarendon, and Roberta (Robert) Tedesco Senn of Benson; five grandsons, Thomas J. Phillips of New Haven, Nathan R. Phillips of Sacramento, Calif., Jonah Boyea and Dylan Boyea, both of North Clarendon, and Robert Senn II of Fort Campbell, KY; and a granddaughter, Samantha Senn of Benson; three great-grandchildren; three brothers, Franz Habiger, Josef Habiger and Alfred Habiger, all of Germany; several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by a granddaughter, Abigail Christine Senn, in 2002; and a sister, Elfriede Habiger Kreis, in 2012.
There will be no public calling hours.
A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 6, 2014, at St. Peter Church. Burial will be at a later date in the Calvary Cemetery.
Arrangements are by Aldous Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Peter Church, 134 Convent Ave., Rutland, VT 05701.
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